28 May '11, 7pm

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A Veteran of the Climate Wars Reflects On U.S. Failure to Act One of the many casualties of the recent U.S. elections was Congressman Rick Boucher, a Virginia Democrat who played a key role in passage of cap-and-trade legislation by the House of Representatives. In an interview with Yale Environment 360 , Boucher discusses the bitter failure of the Senate to pass a climate bill and future prospects for tackling global warming. by louis peck For those concerned about climate change, June 2009 was a heady time, with the U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passing a bill that put a price and a cap on carbon emissions. Few congressmen were more instrumental in the bill’s passage than Rick Boucher, a moderate Democrat from southwestern Virginia’s coal-producing region who incorporated several key compromises that attracted the support of leading utility companies and several...

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/feature/a_veteran_of_the_climate_war...

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